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Today’s Quote: “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” – William Feather

Today’s Word: Didactic adj. (1) Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive. (2) In the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way. “The didactic speech influenced the weaker members of the audience.”

Random Thought: I think after taking ten selfies your phone should shut down until you read a book…

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Today’s Quote: “Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.”– Anne Frank

Today’s Word: Ostensible adj. Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so. Being such in appearance, plausible rather than demonstrably true or real. “The ostensible purpose of the trip was for business.”

Random Thought: I don’t let my age get me down, because at my age it’s too hard to get back up…

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Today’s Quote: ” Today me will live in the moment, unless it’s unpleasant, in which case me will eat a cookie.” – Cookie Monster

Today’s Word: Egregious adj. Conspicuously bad or offensive. “The judge’s conduct was egregious.”

Random Thought: If you just be yourself, no one can say you are doing it wrong…

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Today’s Quote: “I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.” – J. D. Salinger

Today’ Quote: Laborious adj. Hard-working; industrious. Marked by or requiring long, hard work. “It was a laborious project, but they still kept it under budget.”

Random Thought: There’s nothing more rewarding in today’s world than plugging into a USB port the right way on the first try…

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Today’s Quote: “Be yourself. No one can say you’re doing it wrong. ” ― Charles M. Schulz

Today’s Word: Derisive (de·ri·sive) adj. Expressing contempt or ridicule; mocking or scornful. “A derisive laugh.”

Random Thought: App developers are in a race striving to build unique and idiot-proof apps, and the Universe trying to produce unique and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning…

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Today’s Quote: “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.”
– Kinky Friedman

Today’s Word: Prodigious (pro·di·gious) adj. Remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree. “Her prodigious sales performance resulted in a promotion.”

Random Thought: Life would be wonderful if you could mark some people as spam…

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Today’s Quote: “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today’s Word: Ephemeral adj. 1. Lasting for a markedly brief time: “The ephemeral nature of fashion trends.” 2. Living or lasting only for a day, as with certain plants or insects.

Random Thought: Why is it, when a door is open it’s ajar, but when a jar is open, it’s not a door?

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